MIRI: South Koreans are “addicted” to golf and spend a fortune flying overseas for the game during winter.
Korean tourism co-ordinator Au Yong-Suk said
Au, who hails from Seoul, and is now working for the Eastwood Valley Golf and Country Resort here, said golf-enthusiasts in her home country were mostly affluent professionals and did not mind spending a huge sum to enjoy their favourite sport overseas when their golf courses were closed between December and March.
Au welcomed a group of Koreans who had specially chartered a flight from
The group arrived here after spending a few days playing golf in Kota Kinabalu and in the sevenstar Empire Golf and country Resort in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Au said golf was big business in
“Previously, only Korean men were keen on golf. Now, even young people and women are taking up golf everywhere in
“Every year during the winter months, golf clubs throughout
It is learnt that internationalstandard golf and country resorts in
Source : STAR
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